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Manchester (Victoria) East Junction to Colne North

Stations are indicated by an '#' symbol prior to the place name. Signal boxes are indicated by numbers in the left hand column.  Location names are as shown in the 1960 Sectional Appendix and may be different from the station name.

Section of Line Opened Closed Notes
Manchester Victoria to Newtown No. 1 [Miles Platting] 01.01.1844
[Clifton Junction] Radcliffe North Junction to Stubbins Junction [Rawtenstall] 28.09.1846
Stubbins Junction to Accrington 17.08.1848
Burnley to Colne 01.02.1849
[Cheetham Hill Junction] Queens Rd. to Whitefield 01.08.1879 (G)
[Cheetham Hill Junction] Queens Rd. to Radcliffe Nth Junction 01.09.1879 (P)
Manchester Victoria East. Junction to Quens Road Junction 03.10.1904
Bury Bolton Street - Stubbins Junction [Rawtenstall] 25.07.1987   Reopened by the East Lancashire Railway
Stubbins Jn - Accrington North Junction 05.12.1966
Bury Bolton Street - Stubbins Junction [Rawtenstall] 02.06.1972 Passenger Only
[Heywood Standard Wagon Co. Sdg] Bury (B. St.) South - Stubbins Junction [Rawtenstall] 08.04.1981 Goods Only
Manchester Victoria East Junction to Crumpsall 15.07.1991 (A) For conversion to Metrolink
Crumpsall to Bury (B. St.) Loco Junction [Bury Interchange] 17.08.1991 (A) For conversion to Metrolink
Junctions and other features Running Lines Stations, Signal Boxes and Junctions Distance from Signal Box above Loops and Refuge Sidings Notes
Up Down
Maximum permissible speed Manchester (Victoria) East Jn to Radcliffe North Junction 60 m.p.h.
Maximum permissible speed Radcliffe North Junction to Bury 75 m.p.h.
Maximum permissible speed Bury to Accrington 60 m.p.h.
Maximum permissible speed Accrington to Rose Grove West Junction 75 m.p.h.
Maximum permissible speed Rose Grove West to Colne North 50 m.p.h.
1 - ↓↓ # Manchester (Victoria) East Junction (Map) - o. 01.01.1844
2 - ↓↓↓ Turntable
3 * Millgate 0m 300yds* * 2 up and 2 down towards Turntable and 2 up and 2 down towards Manchester (Victoria) East Junction
* From East Junction
4 ↑↑ Newtown No.1 0m 367yds
5 Irk Valley 0m 1078yds
6 Queens Road 0m 634yds
7 # Woodlands Road (Map) 0m 1166yds o. 00.00.1913 c. 15.07.1991
8 # Crumpsall Station (Map) 0m 1021yds c. 17.08.1991
# Bowker Vale Station (Map) o. 00.00.1938
9 # Heaton Park Station (Map) 1m 830yds c. 17.08.1991
10 # Prestwich Station (Map) 0m 834yds c. 17.08.1991
# Besses o'th Barn Station (Map) c. 17.08.1991
11 # Whitefield Station (Map) 1m 623yds c. 17.08.1991
12 # Radcliffe (Central) South (Map) 1m 894yds c. 17.08.1991
13 Radcliffe (Central) North Junction 0m 884yds URS 37
URS 52
URS 29
14 Hagside Level Crossing 0m 1100yds
15 Bury (B. St.) Loco Junction 0m 889yds
16 ↓↓ Buckley Wells 0m 654yds
17 ↓↓ Bury (B. St.) South 0m 324yds
        # Bury (Bolton Street) Station (Map)     o. 25.09.1846 c. 17.03.1980 ro. 25.07.1987
18 Bury (B. St.) North 0m 475yds DRS 46
DRS 46
 
19 Tottington Junction 0m 498yds DRS 41
20 # Summerseat Station (Map) 2m 433yds o. 25.09.1846 c. 05.06.1972 ro. 25.07.1987
21 # Ramsbottom Station (Map) 1m 648yds o. 25.09.1846 c. 05.06.1972 ro. 25.07.1987
22 Stubbins Junction 0m 1114yds
23 # Helmshore Station (Map) 2m 264yds DRS 21
URS 28
o. 17.08.1848 c. 05.12.1966
24 # Haslingden Station (Map) 2m 269yds DRS 56 o. 17.08.1848 c. 07.11.1960
25 # Baxenden (Map) 0m 1585yds URS 43 o. 17.08.1848 c. 10.09.1951
26 Shoe Mill 1m 242yds
27 Accrington South 1m 391yds
28 # Accrington North (Map) Station 0m 294yds
29 Brick Sidings 0m 1742yds
30 # Huncoat Station (Map) (2nd) 0m 1015yds
# Huncoat (1st) c. ?
31 Power Station 1m 31yds
32 # Hapton Station (Map) 0m 924yds URS 47
33 ↓↓ Rose Grove West 1m 307yds
34 ↓↓ Up Exchange (Signals up slow lines only) (Map) 0m 277yds
        # Rose Grove Station (Map)      
35 ↑↑ ↓↓ Rose Grove East 0m 479yds
36 Gannow Junction 0m 653yds
37 # Burnley Barracks Station (Map) 0m 751yds
38 # Burnley (Central) Station (Map) 0m 989yds
39 Burnley (Central) Goods Yard 0m 616yds
# New Hall Bridge Halt c. 27.09.1948
# Reedley Hallows Halt c. 03.12.1956
40 Brierfield Goods 1m 1100yds
41 # Brierfield Station (Map) 0m 467yds
42 # Nelson Station (Map) 1m 373yds DGL 76
43 Chaffers Sdg. 0m 648yds
# Bott Lane Halt c. 03.12.1956
44 Mineral Yard 0m 907yds
45 Colne No. 1 0m 1139yds
46 # Colne No. 2 (Map) 0m 578yds
47 - Colne North 0m 632yds

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